Le Murier de Viels
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
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... had a very spiritual feeling about it. We visited a number of chapels and this provided us with an opportunity to reflect on how fortunate our life is and that we have been given this wonderful opportunity to go on this great adventure.
After visiting the Notre Dame we walked the hillside path to the top of the cliff to the Chateau Rocamadour, this path was lined with monuments of the 14 Stations of the Cross which depicts the crucifixion of Jesus ...
... path was used in the 18th century by men and horses to pull boats upstream and a 1km long section had been carved out of the limestone cliff face about 2m wide and high to enable the horses to tow the boats. It is hard to imagine how this much rock had been carved and removed by hand.
We all enjoyed the afternoon immensely and will come back to this area again to explore its neighbouring towns which each boast other sites of significance.
... on it and is built with defence of the city in mind. There is a carved devil on top of one of the towers which is believed to be a reminder that the devil had a hand in the building of it! The bridge is claimed to be the best preserved, most representative medieval bridge in France.
The other highlight was the Cathedral of St Etienne. The Cathedral has not one but two large cupolas and is ...
... showering on and off. After yummy breakfast at our hotel, went back to the old village and climbed the steps to the church where a service was just starting. Went into the shrine that is dedicated to the Virgin Mary and that is visited ...
... The room was very large, with a balcony, and unlike any others we have stayed in Europe, had a small fridge, and a table with two chairs, (we we sat to have our breakfast, of muesli, yoghurt and banana). Unfortunately the ancient stone walls stopped the wifi signal, so we sat in large red swivel chairs at the end of the hall, or downstairs to use the wifi.
The next morning after breakfast we had a coffee at a nearby bar, where a very energetic woman, working on ...